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Posted On: 25 January 2020 09:10 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:06 pm

Qatar Fencing Grand Prix 2020 begins

Sumaica Asad
Sumaica Asad
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The 2020 edition of Qatar Fencing Grand Prix organized by the Qatar Fencing Federation began at Aspire Dome on Friday.

To conclude on Sunday, this year's edition brings together 494 male and female fencers from 45 nations.

Qatar's Adam Zaki, Abdullah Sayyari, Mohammed Al Shammari and Jaber Al Faddaq failed to make it to the round of 46.

Women's competitions will begin on Saturday where Wadha Al Abdullah, Sarah Zeyab, Yara Al Batadini and Zekrayat Al Abdullah will represent Qatar in Women's event.

Doha Fencing Grand Prix is a mega event on the sporting calendar in the country and it draws lovers of this sport in great numbers.

Doha is the first of three Grand Prix of the series before Budapest (Hungary) and Cali (Colombia) and it is widely considered to be one of the top three tournaments in the world.

Source: QNA